Melissa Mathers was halfway through seven weeks of radiation therapy at Middlesex Health Cancer Center to treat her breast cancer when Connecticut schools and workplaces began to close down to limit the spread of COVID-19. “My goal was to remain healthy so that I could complete my radiation therapy,” says Mathers.
Middlesex Health is, once again, performing elective surgeries. This step has been taken because Middlesex believes it is safe to perform procedures that were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even during a pandemic, it is important to keep up with your medical care, including routine physicals, and you should absolutely seek emergency care if you need it. Middlesex Health is going above and beyond to ensure that you can do this safely.
If you are worried about COVID-19 and its impact on your life, you are not alone. Dr. Patrice Holmes, a Middlesex Health psychiatrist, discusses signs of anxiety, some ways to curb anxiety and when it might be time to seek help.
This beautiful rendition of "Here Comes the Sun" was recorded specially for patients at Middlesex Hospital by a group of professional singers from northeast Connecticut. As a part of their Songs of Comfort project, this talented chorus is showing support through music to those impacted most by COVID-19.
Andre Drummond, a former UConn basketball standout and current center for the Cleveland Cavaliers, has generously donated $100,000 to Middlesex Health’s Emergency Response Fund.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Middlesex Health is here for you. Its offices remain open, and Middlesex is now providing telehealth visits to ensure that you can get the medical care you need without having to leave your home.
On March 21, the Middlesex Health Emergency Department on Crescent Street in Middletown began evaluating individuals with respiratory symptoms outside of the hospital’s doors. This is being done to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Middlesex Health is excited to announce the launch of Epic and MyChart, a new electronic medical record system and patient portal.
While there is still much to learn about COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, we do know it is contagious. Fortunately, there are steps that you and your loved ones can take to help limit spread of the virus.